Easy Cranberry-Orange Scones

Coffee shop sweet scones strut fresh orange and dried cranberries flavor while featuring Gold Medal® whole wheat flour.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup Gold Medal™ whole wheat flour
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
cup granulated sugar
2
teaspoons grated orange peel
1 1/2
teaspoons cream of tartar
3/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup cold butter, cut into 8 pieces
1/3
cup milk
1/4
cup orange juice
1/2
cup sweetened dried cranberries
1/3
cup powdered sugar
2
to 3 teaspoons milk

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, mix flours, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, the orange peel, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in 1/3 cup milk, the orange juice and cranberries just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, pat dough into 8-inch round. Cut into 8 wedges; do not separate.
  • 3 Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool 10 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar and 2 to 3 teaspoons milk until thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle over warm scones. Serve warm or cool.

Expert Tips

Use dried blueberries instead of the cranberries if you'd like. You can also substitute grated lemon peel for the orange peel.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Scone
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
18g
18%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.